New Kitchen Cost: 2020 Fitting & Installation Prices

Many homes in the UK still have an original kitchen dating from the 1960s and 70s. By this time, natural wear and tear will make these look shabby and in need of a facelift. Moreover, it’s not only about how the kitchen looks anyway. Old kitchens tend to look and feel less hygienic than a … Read more

Resin Driveway Cost: 2020 Bound & Bonded Prices (per m2)

When we talk about installing a new driveway, most people think of Tarmac, gravel or paving. But, now you can choose from another material.   Resin driveways give the homeowner a permeable, strong, durable and easily maintained surface. In other words, they’re easy to look after and don’t collect puddles of rainwater. Sounds great, don’t they? … Read more

How Much Does a New Bathroom Cost? (Installation & Fitting)

If you have the same bathroom suite that came with the house, then the chances are that it may have become drab and dated by now. Perhaps, now is the time to consider buying a new bathroom suite, with up-to-date fitments. Perhaps you should remodel for a fully fitted bathroom or install an additional toilet … Read more

Velux Windows Prices: 2020 Installation Cost Comparison

You’ve probably heard the words ‘Velux window’ and know that it means a skylight loft window. But, did you know that it’s only a brand name? Many companies make and fit branded roof windows which seem to be just as good as Velux. But, for this article, we’ll restrict ourselves to Velux Windows. How much … Read more

Power Flush Cost: 2020 Central Heating System Prices UK

If you’ve got an old central heating system or if you‘re intending to install a new boiler you should clean out the radiators and pipes now and again. Over time, a central heating system corrodes and forms a sludge of corroded metal and scale. This, then, leads to blockages and if you install a new … Read more

House Cladding Cost: 2020 Installation Price Comparison

Many people use cladding to weatherproof the exterior walls of their home. It’s also used as a way to insulate against heat or cold and it looks good too. You can use many types of material, the commonest are wood, aluminium, and uPVC. But, the cheapest by far is uPVC.  So, maybe your house looks … Read more

Roof Cleaning Cost: 2020 Price Comparison UK (updated)

How can you tell which roof in your street will probably need maintenance in a couple of years? Simple, decide which one has all the moss and algae growing all over it. If you neglect your roof, you’ll find these plants will grow out of control. Their roots will find their way into weaknesses in … Read more

Asbestos Removal Cost: 2020 UK Price Comparison

Asbestos is a silica–based mineral found underground at many sites around the world. The ancient Greeks and Persians used it back in the day. But, we, in the west didn’t extensively use it until the middle of the 19th century. It’s flexibility and resistance to fire made it the obvious choice for many types of … Read more

Woodworm Treatment Cost: 2020 UK Price Comparison

A woodworm infestation is one of the commonest domestic pests you’ll find in the UK. They’re actually certain types of beetle larvae. The beetle lays its eggs within the structure of the wood, providing a food source when they hatch. The cost of woodworm treatment is around £30 per 25m2 or between £400-£900 in total. … Read more

CCTV Installation Cost: 2020 Camera Price Comparison

Have you ever considered having a home CCTV installation? These days, they’re not limited to celebrities and the wealthy. In fact, you can buy some good equipment for reasonable amounts of money. The cost for CCTV installation as a basic system, including four cameras, will be about £230 plus another £300 if you want them … Read more